Wednesday, September 18, 2013

mommy make up routine

Most days I have very little reason to really get ready, but I still do it because it makes me feel better. Something about putting a little make-up on gets me ready to start my day, even if it only consists of working out, going to the grocery store, and changing diapers. I thought I'd share some of my tried and true favorites with y'all today. Most of these are drug store finds with a couple of "high end" products thrown in.

mommy make up routine

CoverGirl BB Cream--Do we all love BB cream? I know it's a definite favorite of mine! Honestly, this is the first and only one I have even tried. I got a free sample of CG many months ago, loved it, and have never bought another brand for fear of it breaking me out or something. Is there another brand I should try??

Physicians Formula Mineral Wear--I have used this mineral powder for YEARS. I absolutely love it; it provides great coverage and wears well. It's a little more expensive than other drugstore options, but one container lasts me quite awhile! The brush it comes with is way too stiff, in my opinion, so I use THIS one.

e.l.f. Blush, Twinkle Pink--I picked this $3 blush up one day at Target, and I really have liked it. It has a little bit of shimmer to it which I like and always want in a blush, and the color is great for my skin tone. My only complaint is that it has some fall-out, but HELLO...it's 3 bucks! That's to be expected.

e.l.f. Studio High Definition Powder--Yet another e.l.f. product and another one I love, too! This powder really gives a flawless finish and kind of works to "set" your make-up. I use the translucent for daytime, but the shimmer one is perfect for night!

Benefit Cosmetics Erase Paste--This product is new to me. After hearing people rave about it, I put it on my birthday wish list, and my mom got it for me. NOW I see what everyone is raving about...this is THE BEST concealer ever. It literally "erases" every little thing and stays put all day!

Stila Rockin' in Rio Palette--I recently won this palette in a blog giveaway and have been using it almost daily ever since. I love the neutral colors, but it also has a bright blue shadow-liner in the palette which is perfect to add a little POP when you're feeling crazy ;) The lip color included is also great for a little change-up from my usual EOS lip balm! Ha.

Maybelline Clear Mascara--I have a confession: my eyebrows be CRAZY. I swear I have the eyebrows of a 70 year old man, but this stuff helps to tame the strays. Lucky for my peers, I do my best to stay on top of my grooming, but I still need a little help, and clear mascara is the ticket! Keeps those bad boys in line.

Maybelline Falsies Mascara--I've tried many a mascara, but this is the one I always go back to. Frankly, I don't see the need to spend the big bucks on mascara when there are tons of great options at Target. I love the shape of the wand, too!


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There you have it, those are my SAHM make-up picks!
Are there any others than I'm missing out on and HAVE to try? Please, do share!


7 comments:

Amanda {Kids and Cabernet} said...

I need to try the BB Cream... I don't know if you get dark circles like me but the Mabelline Age Rewind Dark Circle Eraser is awesome!!

Kate at Green Fashionista said...

Cannot rave enough about Erase Paste!

Amanda said...

Yes! Falsies is my go-to mascara too. i always always go back to it. it even beats the high end brands.

Leah said...

I'm going to have to try some of those! And my eyebrows are the same way, I've never thought about the clear mascara!

Heather said...

I love the Revlon BB Cream!

Christina @ This Woman Cooks! said...

I know what you mean about putting on a little makeup even if you're not doing much. It definitely helps me feel better too! If you want to try a new blush after yours runs out, I love Loreal. I've been it for two years now and it's inexpensive and there are lots of colors to choose from.

Jess said...

I agree with you! I'm a SAHM and I still put on make-up everyday even if its a little lip gloss and mascara before I run out the door.

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